Steven Sinofsky has updated the Windows 8 Development Blog. This comes in the wake of three major Windows 8 related releases happening today. Here is the text: Today, Windows 8 Release Preview is available for download in 14 languages. This is our final pre-release, and includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new...

In what must be the longest Windows 8 development post ever called “Creating the Windows 8 user experience“, Jensen Harris ( the Microsoft Windows 8 Director of User Experience Program Management ) walks us through the rationale for the Windows 8 look, feel and user experience. I have to confess, so far this is the most...

Microsoft Cloud Services There’s a new post on the Windows 8 development blog. The title of the post is “Cloud services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone: Windows Live, reimagined” and it’s authored by Chris Jones, the VP of Microsoft’s Windows Live Group. It’s a detailed look at the different types of cloud services offered...

Microsoft have updated their Windows 8 development blog again and this time the topic is Power management in Windows 8. They state 3 goals that they have for Windows 8: Let the hardware shine. We built Windows 8 such that the power efficiency of the hardware platform shines through, regardless of whether the system...

Microsoft have continued to share a little more about their improvements to Windows 7 in the form of Windows 8. This time, they are focusing on the task manager and the ability to handle multiple cores in a more intuitive manner. They show the old Windows 7 Task Manager CPU performance tab on a system with 160 logical...